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RHYO goes down a storm in Karlsruhe

The Robin Hood Youth Orchestra was in Germany from 22nd-27th July to rehearse and perform with youth orchestras celebrating Karlsruhe's 300th year as a city! Follow our Twitter and Facebook for pics, see the Das Fest flashmob (courtesy German national TV) or amazing FB photo album

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Download our new ensembles brochure

Interested in joining one of our musical groups and making music with others? Seen one of our bands, orchestras and choirs performing and want to take part?


Download our new ensemble brochure here



NMS July concerts featured by BBC

Our 10 pieces concerts are featured on the BBC website http://t.co/ySMGU2kJG6

Congratulations to to all who performed in our BBC 10 pieces, Big Sing, Area Band and RHYO Intermediate concerts on the 7/8 July - really great creative occasions! 


2015-16 Offer for Schools

We are pleased to annouce that our offers are now available for all schools in the city to book provision with us for the 2015-16 Academic year. To book your provision, please download and return the forms below:

Primary Offer

Secondary Offer

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Music Camp

In September we'll be kicking off a new year of music making at our annual Music Camp at Ilam Hall in Derbyshire. Over 250 year 5 students will be experiencing what it's like to play in a huge ensemble and taking part in other musical activities. A fantastic start to the year ahead!

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Exam Resources

We've entered over 200 students for grade exams and if you're working on yours we have a whole host of resources available for grades 1-3.

Visit our Exams Resources page for help toward exams, and also our YouTube channel for our Scale Workshops for strings.

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Nottingham Music Service

Nottingham Music Service is an organisation committed to providing high quality music making opportunities in Nottingham City. A registered charity, we bring together children and young people, teachers, musicians, schools and musical organisations to listen to, learn and make music in a multitude of forms.

About NMS

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September 2015

05/09 - NMS Enrolment

Sign up for Nottingham Music School this year on 5...

07/09 - Music Camp 2015

270 Primary school pupils visit Ilam Hall over 6 d...

November 2015

12/11 - SIng City Heats

The heats for this year's SIng City competition ta...

14/11 - Sing City Workshop

Our finalists get some professional training! ...

19/11 - Sing City Final

The best of the bunch compete in the final of our ...

December 2015

07/12 - Christmas In the City (Albert Hall)

The first of our two annual Christmas showcases fe...

15/12 - Christmas In the City (The Royal Concert Hall)

Our big finale to 2015! Come and see RHYO, choirs,...

February 2016

05/02 - Light Night 2016

Our yearly performance at St Peter's Church - free...

March 2016

03/03 - Noise from the Next Generation Heat

Bands compete for some great prizes ...

05/03 - NNG Workshop

Our finalists get professional guidance to prep fo...

08/03 - NNG Jnr Final

The final of our younger catgeory for NNG ...

09/03 - NNG Snr Final

Finals of the 15-19 category for NNG! ...

March 2016

23/03 - The Great Orchestra Experiment!

Our spectacular Orchastra event for Primary S...

April 2016

26/04 - Music Medals Day

Primary school pupils come together to rehearse an...

July 2016

05/07 - The Big Sing

Our yearly showcase of school choirs ...

06/07 - End of year Celebrations!

WCE performances in the day, Area Band and RHYO In...

07/07 - RHYO Intermediate on Tour

Annual tour of city primaries showing what they ca...

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